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Old 11-26-2016, 08:13 PM   #1
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Cardinal vs Cedar Creek

We have a 2005 Cardinal 33TS LX. A special model only sold at the RV Show. It has everything and over the years I keep making improvements. This unit is 36 1/2' long and we have been thinking about getting something a shade shorter and will all the new amendaties. We like the new Cardinal 30 ?? Which is 34' with about the same sq ft.
I was wondering if anyone could provide a review of the new Cardinal and/or a comparison of it to a comparable Cedar Creek.

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Old 11-26-2016, 09:14 PM   #2
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When we went looking back in 2005 card was on our short list. We opted for a cedar Creek. Now there is no short cedar creeks. But the CC Silverback does offer a couple of shorter floor plans. Same construction, just missing a few goodies.

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Old 11-29-2016, 07:16 PM   #3
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Cardinal offers a 3250 which is a little over 34 ft. I. Have been in a fellow members and it is very nice inside. They have had it for over a year with a couple of minor issues. Another member has had one about as long with almost no issues.
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Old 11-30-2016, 09:48 PM   #4
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Went on a factory tour and was told Cardinal has a three inch floor and their walls are vacuum bonded. Think cedar creek has fiberglass insulation, which may settle after a while. Also found some of the workmanship little better in the Cardinal. Dont know about CC roof- Cardinal has 5/8 inch OSB.
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Old 11-30-2016, 10:48 PM   #5
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Here is the documentation on the Cedar Creek build.
Rather than rumors or second hand. To each their own, but I feel that Cedar Creek is second to none.
Steve and Paula, Tiki and Keyla, RIP Chance
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Old 12-01-2016, 06:49 AM   #6
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I really enjoy our Silverback. I find it humorous that the add mentions whisper quiet and quiet zone. Talk about a marketing dream name....


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